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Walking speed could be a new indicator of health

Walking speed is making strides toward becoming a key metric of a person's health with the launch of the 6th Vital Sign, a first-of-its kind study being conducted by the Duke Clinical Research Institu...

Common Irregular Heartbeat May Hamper Seniors' Walking Ability

TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 -- Older adults who develop atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm irregularity, may be more prone to walking problems -- including reduced speed, strength and balance, a ne...

Irregular heart rhythm may affect walking, strength in older adults

When people over age 70 develop atrial fibrillation, the most common type of irregular heartbeat, it accelerates age-related declines in walking speed, strength, balance and other aspects of physical ...

Biking or Walking to Work Helps Keep You Fit

THURSDAY, March 17, 2016 -- Walking, cycling or taking public transit to work helps middle-aged adults lose body fat and weight, new research suggests. "Physical inactivity is one of the leading cause...

Frailty predicts fracture risk in older adults

In older adults, frailty and even “prefrailty” is a predictor of future fractures, according to a recent meta-analysis.Gotaro Kojima, MD, of Japan Green Medical Centre in London, analyzed data fro...

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Ditch Commuting by Car to Lose Weight, Finds Study

Leaving the car at home and walking to work or cycling could help you lose weight, says a study. WebMD Health News

In PD, Difficulty Walking May Be Due to Impaired Decision-Making

When people with Parkinson's disease (PD) have difficulty walking, their problem isn't walking itself, it's walking without having enough sensory information, according to a new study. Reuters Healt...

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Comprehensive quantitative investigation of arm swing during walking at various speed and surface slope conditions.

Previous studies have shown that inclusion of arm swing in gait rehabilitation leads to more effective walking recovery in patients with walking impairments. However, little is known about the correct...

Can height categories replace weight categories in striking martial arts competitions? A pilot study.

In most combat sports and martial arts, athletes compete within weight categories. Disordered eating behaviors and intentional pre-competition rapid weight loss are commonly seen in this population, a...

Treadmill walking is not equivalent to overground walking for the study of walking smoothness and rhythmicity in older adults.

Treadmills are appealing for gait studies, but some gait mechanics are disrupted during treadmill walking. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of speed and treadmill walking on walkin...

Validity of treadmill- and track-based individual calibration methods for estimating free-living walking speed and VO2 using the Actigraph accelerometer.

For many patients clinical prescription of walking will be beneficial to health and accelerometers can be used to monitor their walking intensity, frequency and duration over many days. Walking intens...

Dalfampridine Effects Beyond Walking Speed in Multiple Sclerosis.

Dalfampridine extended release (ER) improves walking in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), as demonstrated by walking speed improvement. This exploratory study evaluated treatment effects of dalfamp...

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